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Sacramento Region Hiring Event

We’d love for you to join us for our Sacramento region hiring event. Tuesday, January 30th  10AM to 12PM and 3PM to 5PM Sacramento – 1075 Fulton Ave., Sacramento 95825 Davis – 2726 5th Street, Davis 95618 Elk Grove – 6915 Elk Grove Blvd., Elk Grove 95758 Come learn about employment opportunities at your preferred community listed above.    It takes a special group of employees to help our senior residents live their lives to the fullest, surrounded by love, kindness and care. We believe happy employees help to ensure happy residents, and that’s why we take great care in recruiting, training and retaining people who embrace and embody our …


by Denee Naro

Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Carlton Senior Living Davis, Carlton Senior Living Elk Grove, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

CSL Spotlight Resident, Timothy Armstrong

Resident Spotlight - Timothy Armstrong

Meet Timothy Armstrong, Carlton Senior Living spotlight resident – Timothy was born in 1955 in Sacramento, California. He was raised by mother, Dorothy Meadows, and stepfather, Robert Meadows. He has a stepsister, a stepbrother and two half-brothers named Tony and John. Timothy was previously married to Elizabeth and has two stepchildren, Scott and Tim. He also has three granddaughters. Prior to his retirement, Timothy was employed as an audiologist for seven years at Sutter Hearing Speech Center. He later became the owner and operator of American River Hearing, where he worked for 25 years. Throughout his lifetime Timothy traveled through mo …


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Resident Spotlight

CSL Spotlight Resident, Beverly Taylor

Resident Spotlight - Beverly Taylor

Meet Beverly Taylor, Carlton Senior Living’s spotlight resident – Beverly Joyce Taylor was born on November 4, 1947 to Frank and Ella Mae Taylor. She was born and raised in the bustling city of San Francisco, California along with her three siblings. When it was to go to work Beverly remained in San Francisco and, for over 13 years, she found success as Faculty Support for UC Hastings College of Law, the first law school in California. In 2012, Beverly was honored with the prestigious Rummel Award for her tireless efforts in helping to secure clerkship for UC Hastings students, in addition to her work for about 20 full-time professors. In her …


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Resident Spotlight

Making A Difference in Our Lives Every Day

“Make A Difference Day” is held on the fourth Saturday every October but you don’t have to wait for a special day to make a difference. In the wake of the recent wildfires in Napa and Sonoma counties, there have been countless opportunities to make a difference by assisting those in need and giving back to the community. When news of the fires first broke, Carlton Senior Living contacted disaster relief services and local hospitals to offer shelter and services to seniors who had been displaced by the fires. Because of the outpouring of support from the Carlton community, we have been able to offer shelter and comfort to numerous senior evacu …


by Denee Naro

Blog, Carlton Senior Living, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Community Outreach

Resident Spotlight - Judith Smith

Meet Judith Smith, Carlton Senior Living’s spotlight resident – Judith was born in the Great Plains state of North Dakota where she lived briefly before her family moved west to California in 1943. In 1968, Judith moved to Sacramento, California where she began her 32 year career in government. One person who truly inspired Judith to become who she is today is her uncle. Judith says that he taught her everything she knows and gave her the tools needed to succeed in her career as a California State Senator’s Assistant Legislator. Judith is well traveled and has visited many interesting places throughout the world, including Germany, Paris and …


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento, Resident Spotlight

Special Night Out for Two Seniors in Love.

At Carlton Senior Living, we not only try to provide new and exciting experiences for our residents, but we also try to provide outlets in which residents can experience the same lifestyle they had before joining our Carlton family. One example of this is our Date Night. Our driver uses personal invitations, flowers, balloons and a reservation at a preferred restaurant to make a memorable night. Watch as two of our lovely and loving residents live their lives to the fullest together at Carlton.  


by Jonita Dixon

Blog, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

Pathways to Recreation - Sacramento

Carlton Senior Living Event Raises $1,500 For Special Needs Athletes Carlton Senior Living in Sacramento hosted a spaghetti dinner fundraiser on July 5, 2016 that brought in $1,500 to benefit special needs athletes. More than 200 people attended, including guests and residents of the Carlton Senior Living community. The money raised at the event was donated to Pathways to Recreation, a nonprofit that provides advocacy, education and funding for people with disabilities in Sacramento County. Lisa Schumann, executive director of Carlton Senior Living in Sacramento, said she was inspired to host the event by one of her residents, Suzie Smith. “S …


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living, Assisted Living Events, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

Ikebana International - Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

Ikebana International Sacramento Chapter 26 joined Carlton Senior Living in Sacramento for the second time to do a demonstration on traditional Japanese Flower arranging. They brought 4 members from the club and made six different arrangements with some flowers they brought and some flowers from our beautiful garden. The demo Was well received with about 25 residents in attendance. They left the flower arrangements for our community to enjoy in our common rooms. Lovely!


by Jonita Dixon

Assisted Living Events, Assisted Living Facilities, Blog, Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

Nicaragua Presentation - Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

Two of Carlton Senior Living Sacramento’s interns, Melissa Alvarez and Marisol Ortiz, who teach Spanish class every week, gave a presentation on Nicaragua. They invited one of Sacramento’s Caregivers, Fatima Anderson, to perform a traditional dance and help with questions. The residents loved her dress and really enjoyed the class.


by Jonita Dixon

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Octaband - Carlton Senior Living Sacramento

The residents of the Carlton Senior Living Sacremento Enhanced Building really enjoyed trying to keep the ball in the center while using the Octaband. Octaband is a great arm exercise and helps train hand eye coordination. This is a fun and new spring activity and next month we will use our parachute to add more color and options with the ball.


by Jonita Dixon

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